Mapping the 2014 Tour de France

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As he’s done for a few years in a row (2013, 2012, 2011), Dennis at CyclingTheAlps.com has built some great tools to help track the Tour de France in Google Earth. Each course features a map … [Read more...]

Sharing adventure trek plans with Google Earth

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Private Expeditions is a company founded by Paul and Jane Deakin, that takes people to some of the largest mountains around the world, such as Kilimanjaro, Everest and Machu Picchu, for private … [Read more...]

The 2014 World Cup Stadiums in Google Earth

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The 2014 World Cup is well underway, being played in 12 beautiful stadiums across Brazil. All 12 stadiums have awesome 3D models in Google Earth, so we thought we'd show them off to you. Here is an … [Read more...]

Traveling through Romania and Georgia with Google Earth

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GEB reader "fjk" recently biked through Romania and Georgia and did an excellent job of showcasing his trip in Google Earth. fjk and his friend visited Kutaisi, borjomi, Vardzia and various other … [Read more...]

Google releases Street View imagery for all 12 World Cup stadiums in Brazil

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The 2014 World Cup is a week away, and Google has just released Street View imagery for all 12 stadiums. As you'd expect, the imagery is very sharp and looks great! In addition, Google has … [Read more...]

The Atlanta Braves new stadium in Google Earth

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A few months ago, the Atlanta Braves baseball team announced they were moving out of downtown Atlanta and into one of the suburbs to the northwest part of the city.  The current stadium, Turner Field, … [Read more...]

Mapping your hike with Google Earth

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A recent article at Popular Mechanics discusses some great ways to share your hikes with your friends via Google Earth, and they include some great tips. To start of course, they recommend that you … [Read more...]

The path of the Olympic torch in Google Earth

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Our friends at DataAppeal, who recently released a variety of updatesto their excellent tool, are back with some great visualizations of the Olympic torch relay. The first is the "Ribbon Path", which … [Read more...]

Improving your golf game with Google Earth

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We've seen Google Earth connected with the game of golf a number of times over the years.  We've talked about the built-in Golf Courses layer, sites like GolfNation that make great use of Google … [Read more...]

Mapping the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Google Earth

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The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be kicking off in a few days, and while I expect Google will release some neat tools to help you follow the games, George at MyReadingMapped has already put out … [Read more...]